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Cutting energy use is essential for the EU’s climate goals to be reached. In June EU ministers agreed new, more ambitious targets for #EnergyEfficiency – as part of the #Fitfor55 package. What will change? What does it mean for you? Find out here 👇
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📖We are rolling out our summer #ReadingList featuring young European authors. Let them take you to the most hidden corners of our continent! 🔎 There is drama, happiness, excitement, mystery and a lot of love. Check out the list 👉 europa.eu/!CTcddn #ReadersOfEurope
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🤔❓ Have you ever heard about the ECU, the currency unit that would later become the #euro? 🗞 Read this article from our archives 🔍 to discover the 🗨️ linguistic issues involved 📌 and other little-known facts about the 💶 euro. For more info 👇 #EUROat20
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The EU and its member states have helped Albania, the Czech Republic, France, Portugal & Slovenia combat fires by mobilising 🛩️planes from the #rescEU fleet 👨‍🚒firefighting teams This assistance was provided through the EU civil protection mechanism. More europa.eu/!W9KhrN
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As the global temperature rises, the 27 EU countries are taking further measures to tackle #climatechange🌍 With the #Fitfor55 package, the EU will reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030. How? 👇
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2 years after the fraudulent elections in #Belarus the EU stands with Belarusians in their desire to live in a free and democratic society. Your struggle comes at great personal cost and risk. We believe in you and will continue to support you and your legitimate aspirations.
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Today is #BookLoversDay📚 📖We are rolling out our summer #ReadingList featuring young European authors. Let them take you to the most hidden corners of our continent! 🔎 There is drama, happiness, excitement, mystery and a lot of love. Check out the list ↓ #ReadersOfEurope
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Cars and vans account for 15% of EU CO2 emissions. Accelerating the transition to zero- and low-emission mobility is key to achieving a #ClimateNeutralEU by 2050. EU ministers agreed in June on a proposal for all new vehicles from 2035 to produce zero emissions. #Fitfor55
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Is your flight cancelled or delayed? Know your rights! 🇪🇺EU rules protect you when travelling by plane, train, boat or bus ✈️🚄🛳️🚌 in Europe. More 👇 app download: google bit.ly/3Pua0iT apple apple.co/3NazQ9Q
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Today the 🇪🇺 adopted a regulation to reduce ↘️gas demand by 15% this winter. This reduction is voluntary but could become mandatory if a security of supply ⚠️ alert is triggered. But what does that mean exactly❓ 👇europa.eu/!MWdKqK #REpowerEU #EnergySecurity
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Hundreds of thousands of children have fled Ukraine due to Russia’s invasion. The EU is helping to protect them against all risks of: ➡️illegal adoption ➡️abduction ➡️exploitation More on #EUsolidarity: europa.eu/!GFkwHj 🎨 Paulina Drūlytė Ⓒcreativesforukraine
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The EU and its member states stand in solidarity with the millions of people who have left their homes to escape Russia's war of aggression. How many refugees from Ukraine have registered for protection in the EU? Find out 👇 #StandWithUkraine #EUsolidarity
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📱 You are reading this post on social media. 💻You possibly got here via a search engine. 👩‍💻You probably use the internet several times a day. #DYK? Today is #WorldWideWebDay! 🌐 On this day, check out how our website has transformed over the years and visit our homepage. 📰👇
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The EU has imposed a number of trade sanctions to weaken the Russian economy in response to Putin's war against Ukraine. These include: 🚫import bans 🚫export bans What does that mean in practice? Watch our animation to find out ⬇️ More on EU sanctions: europa.eu/!mxCRdQ
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This was an important year for the euro: it turned 20! 🎉 Since 2002, we have been using 💶 euro banknotes and coins on a daily basis – but do you know what is represented on them and why this design was chosen? 🤔 🔎 Let's discover the design behind the euro 👇 #EUROat20
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Every year, thousands of people are identified as victims of #HumanTrafficking in the EU. Criminals use online platforms to advertise and exploit them.   The EU has taken steps to #EndHumanTrafficking💙 & plans to do more.   Find out about the UN campaign: endht.org
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The EU has stood by the side of #Ukraine and its people. Measures include: ➡️reception of refugees ➡️civil protection assistance ➡️humanitarian aid ➡️macro-financial assistance ➡️military support More info: europa.eu/!jhpFwC 🎨 Agne Stasinskaite Ⓒcreativesforukraine
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🚫📺 To stop Russia’s propaganda and disinformation campaigns, the EU has suspended the broadcasting of 5 state-controlled outlets, such as #RussiaToday. What does that mean in practice? Watch our animation to find out ▶️👇 More about EU sanctions: europa.eu/!QPJCM4
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Russia's invasion of Ukraine has forced millions of people to leave their homes. Nadia and Svitlana were separated from their loved ones by Russian soldiers. Listen to their story ↓ Meet more #FacesOfUkraine: euneighbourseast.eu/facesofu… #StandwithUkraine
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📉 Today 🇪🇺 energy ministers agreed to reduce gas demand by 15% this winter as a demonstration of solidarity. This reduction is voluntary but could become mandatory if a security of supply alert is triggered. More 👇 europa.eu/!FCwwm #TTE #Energy #Gas #EnergySecurity
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